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Google to take on internet pirates

Google is set to charge sites for increased prominence in search results in an effort to tackle the multi-billion dollar piracy problem.
Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.
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Where the dead become diamonds

A Swiss company wants to change the way people mourn by transforming the remains of their loved ones into gems.
Just when you thought you knew all the consequences of the Ebola pandemic, here’s another one: it could affect the supply of chocolate.
How to conquer “decision fatigue".
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